Tuesday, 2 January 2018

Kogi State High Court Judge Is Dead




Lokoja, Jan. 1, 2018 Justice Aromeh Benson
Akogu, the Kabba Resident High Court Judge in
Kogi handling the case of attempted assassination
of Sen. Dino Melaye is dead.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that
the judge died in Anyigba on Dec. 31, 2017 at
about 11:40pm during a cross-over service to
2018.
According to a reliable source close to the family,
Akogu who had vowed not to sleep before the
cross-over to 2018, was neither sick nor show any
symptoms of ill health.
His wife, Mrs Vicky Akogu, who confirmed the
death, said the late judge and one-time Director of
Public Prosecution (DPP) in the state, was hale and
hearty before his sudden death.
She said that she watched her husband’s death like
a movie and could hardly believe herself.
Commenting on the incident from Akogu family
house in Idah, Chief Registrar of the State High
Court, Yahaya Ademu, said the body had been
deposited at the Grimmard Hospital Mortuary,
Anyigba.
The late judge, in his late 50s, was until his death,
handling the case of attempted assassination of
Sen. Dino Melaye.
NAN reports that the Ijumu Local Government
Administrator, Taofiq Isah and four others are being
tried in the matter. (NAN)



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